Manager In Training

Salvation Army USA South Holland , IL 60473

Posted 2 weeks ago


The Salvation Army Family Store is seeking qualified candidates to fill a Manager-in-Training (MIT) position.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys customer service. This candidate must be self motivated to succeed in our training program. Training will cover all aspects of Thrift Retail.

Our Training program will teach, customer service, cash register procedures, sales floor activities, production, merchandising, processing, and donation intakes.

All funds generated by The Salvation Family Stores fund The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center. This program provides spiritual regeneration to those struggling with substance abuse.



  • Assist in the Supervision of clerks in performance of duties to ensure compliance with directives and guidellines.

  • Assist with the training for new personnel.

  • Bank cash receipts at end of business day, send deposit slips to the accounting offfice each day. Safeguard cash at all times in absence of manager.

  • Attend and assist with monthly store staff meetings to learn and keep personnel informed of new policies and directives.

  • Maintain good customer relations, as is expected of all staff.

  • Order merchandise and maintain accurate inventory of goods on hand, in absence of manager.

  • Report safety hazards. Responsible for the protection of personnel, property, and building, in manager's absence.

  • Report to Manager any detrimental behavior by clerks.

  • Be prepared for reassignment to other stores at the direction of Supervisor.

  • Support the mission statement of The Salvation Army.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Administrator, Director of Operations, and Store Supervisor.



  • High school graduate or equivalent, experience in retail sales.

  • Abillity to read and interpret documents.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and employees.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.

  • Abiliity to operate a cash register/POS system.

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occassionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Must have a valid drivers license clear MVR.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Business Development Manager

Relx Group

Posted Today

VIEW JOBS 3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-24T00:00 Business Development Manager The Business Development Manager is responsible for growing and retaining revenue within defined geographic market and industry(ies) sector(s) through proactive selling of LexisNexis Risk Solutions to new and existing customers. Accountabilities: * Selling and Contract Negotiation * Proactive selling and retention of products to both existing and new customers in order to achieve and exceed established sales revenue and other performance targets * Conducting appropriate consultative selling processes including product demonstrations, presentations and tender responses * Negotiation of commercially sound and approved contracts * Retain and grow key services within existing customer base * Own the value proposition positioning statement and use cases for the assigned portfolio and territory in order for the customer to recognize value and to differentiate over alternatives * Establish and Maintain Client Base/Relationships * Establish/Maintain strong relationships with clients and prospects through regular client interactions, including, but not limited to, meetings, responding to client's requests and feedback in a timely manner * Effectively working alongside other stakeholder departments to ensure an integrated approach to customer care and to ensure market needs are being met and value is recognized * Ensuring the customer experience in terms of quantity and quality of contact is in line with agreed targets and creates competitive separation * Drive market initiatives * Where relevant, working closely alongside and supporting the market planning and product development teams in order to maximize new business opportunities within the geographic/industry sector markets. This includes working with in-country partners where appropriate. * Keeping up to date with market and competitive developments, such as major regulatory changes and new product offerings * Administrative reporting * Preparing and maintaining an effective portfolio management plan; documenting key goals for individual customers in relationship to sales, marketing and customer service activities to meet strategic financial and business targets. * Other: Timely production of regular and ad hoc sales reports * Consistent use of CRM system in line with business requirements * Other duties as required Qualifications: * Required level of education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, or equivalent experience * Experience: 5-7 years of experience in sales/account management role, experience in working in a business to business environment; proven track record of working successfully in a challenging and commercially driven sales environment * Skills: Strong negotiation skills; demonstrable experience in building and maintaining excellent client * Relationships; Multi-lingual required when based in non-US location (language varies upon location) Travel requirements: 30-50% Travel Required Physical/Mental Requirements: International travel required, utilize PC daily, occasional lifting required (30 pounds) A pre-employement screening and CV-check will be part of the application proces. Relx Group South Holland IL

Manager In Training

Salvation Army USA